The despotic confiscation of E-1 for 3,000 houses is a chess move by Netanyahu. He thinks Obama is afraid to oppose him, except verbally. Why? Because the US depends on Israel to join a future military contest with Iran. Here's what I suggest: Let Obama move to fund the Palestine Authority with twice the aid it gives now--and a promise of much more should Netanyahu proceed with the E-1 disaster.
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from the article: White House: U.S. calls on Israel to reconsider settlement plan in E-1